2025 NCP Chlorchem Bursary Opened

The NCP Chlorchem (Pty) Ltd has opened its 2025 bursary program and is inviting all applicants to apply now. All interested applicants should apply using the details below.

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE: 31 August 2025.

Bursaries will be awarded for studies towards an Undergraduate degree or National Diploma, in these fields:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Metallurgical Engineering

MORE ABOUT THE NCP CHLORCHEM BURSARY PROGRAMME – COVERAGE VALUE & SELECTION

The bursary will provide cover for the following expenses: registration fees, tuition fees, exam fees and accommodation in university residence.

Candidates should note that only successful applicants will receive feedback – if you do not receive any correspondence, please regard your application as unsuccessful.
 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE NCP CHLORCHEM BURSARY

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum entry criteria before applying (please note that failure to satisfy all the requirements will lead to your application not being considered):

  • You must be a South African citizen
  • You must be studying full time within one of the aforementioned fields of study (undergraduate studies only)
  • You must be studying at a DHET Accredited Higher Institution in South Africa
  • You must be in financial need, with a total family income of no more than R250 000 per year
  • You NOT be in receipt of any other bursary awards or funding (including NSFAS) for the 2025 academic year
  • You must be from a previously disadvantaged social group and/or living with a disability

HOW TO APPLY FOR THE NCP CHLORCHEM BURSARY

Download and complete the NCP Chlorchem Bursary Application Form (.pdf)

(Reference number: NCP- BUR2025)
 

Submit clear copies of the following supporting documentation along with your completed application form (the submission of these documents is compulsory – if any items are missing, your application may be disqualified):

  • South African ID document (certified copy)
  • Matric 12 certificate (certified copy)
  • Full tertiary academic record for current studies (on institutions letterhead, with University stamp)
  • Proof of enrolment or registration at a tertiary institution (on institutions letterhead)
  • University statement of account, stating outstanding fees
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Proof of residence (municipal account or other)
  • Parents/ guardians ID documents, if you are under 21 years old (certified copy)
  • Parents/ guardians death certificate and affidavit, if deceased
  • Parents/ guardians proof of household income (latest payslips if employed, affidavit if unemployed, proof of grant or pension if applicable)
  • Proof that you have not received any other bursaries for 2025 (letter from your University)

Applications must be submitted via email to: Bursaries@ncp.co.za
(Insert the words “NCP Bursary Application – Your Full Name” in the email subject line).
 

CLOSING DATE FOR THE NCP CHLORCHEM BURSARY

31 August 2025.
(Applications submitted after this date will not be accepted – please apply before the closing date to ensure your application is considered.)
 

CONTACT THE BURSARY PROVIDER

For any queries related to this bursary programme, please contact NCP Chlorchem (Pty) Ltd directly:
Tel: 011 921 3111
Email: Bursaries@ncp.co.za


Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.